– The State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas reports on its website that it has unconfirmed reports that 11 volunteer firefighters from West, Texas, are unaccounted for and are believed to be among the 12 people who died in the explosion. Of the 29 firefighters on the town’s roster, five have died and 11 others are hospitalized with injuries, it reported. The town’s fire department lost three fire trucks. Another 11 firefighters are reported hospitalized. “Basically, the West VFD is without two-thirds of their members at this point,” according to the site. Earlier this morning, Capt. Kenny Harris of Dallas Fire-Rescue was confirmed dead in the explosion.